Read Action Program
A number of
resources including a planning guide and project idea sheet are
available. Artwork is also available on the LCI web-site that
clubs can download to create Reading Action Program related
created summer camp on Lake Joseph in Muskoka offering facilities for the
blind and deaf/blind.
Lake Jo Web Site
A camp made possible by all Lions, Lioness, and Leos of MD'A'.
Families can have a vacation while a family member receives
Dialysis 3 times a week at a state of the art dialysis treatment
The District A-1 Sight Conservation Foundation, commonly called "Eyes Right",
is a charitable foundation established by the Lions of District A-1 to
contribute to the preservation of eyesight.
Through the continued advocacy of the Canadian
Diabetes Association, residents of Ontario with type 1 diabetes
who have difficulty regulating their blood sugars are now able
to apply for a free insulin pump through the Ontario Government
with help of their physician and diabetes educators.
Youth Exchange program in District A-1 is held during the month of
July but sometimes goes in to August depending on the year.
There are two scheduled hosting times, both 10 days in length.
A public Speaking Contest is held in February - March
each year and is open to all students in public and private schools.
Local contests are hosted by Lions Clubs to select contestants for
each Region. Winners of the Region compete at the District and
Multiple District contests.
Each year, Lions clubs around the world proudly
sponsor the Lions International Peace Poster Contest in local schools
and youth groups. This Contest encourages young people worldwide to
artistically express their visions of peace.
The theme of the 2010-11 Peace Poster Contest is
"Vision of Peace." Students, ages 11, 12 or 13 on November 15, are
eligible to participate.
Congratulations Lions Families of District A-1, A-2,
A-9 and A-15! Together, over a period of 6 years, we have donated
$225,000 to the Children’s Health Foundation through our “Healing
Lions Foundation of Canada
In addition to training Dog Guides for people who
are blind or visually impaired, the Lions Foundation also trains Dog
Guides to meet the needs of Canadians with hearing and other medical
or physical disabilities. All programs are offered at no charge to
the client, but future care and maintenance become the
responsibility of the Dog Guide recipient.